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WIN 2 Tickets for BROOKLYN AMICI with Edinburgh Food Studio
WIN 2 Tickets for BROOKLYN AMICI with Edinburgh Food Studio

- A night of good food, fine friends and rare beers - 

This June two legends of the culinary world will join forces to create a dinner series unlike anything Edinburgh has seen, or tasted, before!

Think bold flavours, mouth-watering aromas and plates full of colour and texture, as Brooklyn Brewery’s Head of Culinary Programming, Andrew Gerson and Edinburgh Food Studio’s Ben Reade come together for three nights only, to celebrate good food, fine friends and rare beers on 15,16 and 17 June.

Life-long friends, Andrew and Ben first met whilst studying at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy where they shared a house together, formerly occupied by the Ass. ne AMICI (Association of Friends). In this old house in the small town of Bra, the two friends and chefs ensured the house lived up to its former name through their legendary dinners and is the inspiration for the series of Brooklyn Amici dinners in June.

The Italian town of Bra is also the birthplace of the Slow Food organization which was initially founded by Carlo Petrini and a group of activists in Italy during the 1980s with the aim of defending regional traditions, good food, gastronomic pleasure and a slow pace of life, an ethos and cause both chefs hold dear to their hearts.

Food plays a central role in the Brooklyn Brewery story, from its initiative with the Culinary Institute of America (one of world’s foremost cooking schools), through to the work Andrew now does, travelling the world collaborating with local food heroes to create one of a kind experiences that bring the two worlds of food and beer together in perfect harmony.

Chef Andrew Greson, said: "Ben is a chef and mad scientist that I am honoured to know, work with and call a friend. I am looking forward to experiencing the incredible ingredients of Scotland that he is so passionate about sharing with the world.  This dinner is a chance for old friends to cook and celebrate together with great food and exciting beers.”

 Bite Magazine has snaffled a PAIR of tickets for the SATURDAY SESSION to giveaway to Bite Readers and Followers. Simply email your details to [email protected] or like and share on Facebook and we will enter you into the draw. CLOSING DATE IS: Wednesday 14 June 12 noon. 

About Brooklyn Brewery

Founded in 1988, The Brooklyn Brewery is one of the foremost craft breweries in the world, currently ranking #12 in volume among United States craft breweries. While developing both delicious traditional styles and boundary-defying creations alike, Brooklyn Brewery produces award winning beers that are available in 27 states and more than 30 countries. The Brooklyn Brewery is located in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn and has been a proud supporter of the arts, music and community efforts since its inception.


About Edinburgh Food Studio

The Edinburgh Food Studio (edinburghfoodstudio.comis a crowd-funding success story that serves up a constantly changing and evolving menu. Set up by young chefs Ben Reade, who for three years was the head of research and development at the Nordic Food Lab in Copenhagen, and his partner Sashana Souza Zanella, an anthropologist and chef from Montreal, it plays with preconceptions. A sometimes-restaurant (Thursday to Saturday), sometimes-culinary classroom, it's a gastronomic chameleon. 

T’s and C’s - Applicants must be 18 or over and need to inform us of any allergies they might have ASAP so that the chefs have time to organise replacements.


Closing Date: 14/06/2017

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